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you can save? ask a citizen at 1-866-999-0218 or visit lightenyourloan.com nbc 10 breaking news. and that breaking news this morning, a truck crash on i-276 at the delaware interchange in levittown, bucks county. the driver did escape the crash without injuries. there's no word yet on what caused that crash. let's find out how this is impacting traffic locally with nbc 10 first alert traffic reporter jessica boyington. jessica, what do you know? >> well, vai, we are still seeing some delays here, but what you're looking at behind me is what it looked like earlier. so that's why we're still seeing these delays. because earlier this massive fire there was black smoke billowing out everywhere and all lanes were closed headed westbound to the p.a. turnpike at that delaware valley interchange. now we have the left lane getting by. you can see right up in here that we still have seeing some
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of those delays headed westbound from new jersey into the p.a. area. so your best bet if you are on the new jersey turnpike or you generally take the new jersey turnpike to get to the p.a. turnpike, keep going, get to route 73, head over on the tacony-palmyra to get in that way. also give yourself extra time no matter what because we have a scheduled opening right now at 11:00 a.m. for the -- so we'll see lanes there closed with 1:00 p.m. construction, vai. jessica, thank you. more news from camden county. police say a high school student was killed in a deadly hit-and-run, and the woman behind the wheel is now facing several charges. nbc 10 cydney long was listening at a police conference minutes ago. >> reporter: vai, that just wrapped up. i can tell you we have now learned the identities of everyone involved here. and sadly it includes a
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16-year-old pennsauken high school student. he was struck just before midnight last night about 11:23 in the southbound lanes here along route 130 as he jumped over a median. we also know that the woman who was behind the wheel is still being questioned by pennsauken police here this morning. nbc 10 was there overnight where it happened at route 130 southbound at 49th street. police say turner jumped the median on this busy route 130 when he was struck. his body was thrown into the burger king parking lot. investigators say 40-year-old susan highland was behind the wheel. she was driving her niece's car with her niece as a passenger. and when they didn't stop, they continued on their drive to camden. here's how police say it played out right after that. >> the owner/passenger in this car, the 19-year-old of pennsylvania, she felt guilty and she decided to place a 911 call to central communications.
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the driver was unaware that she was placing this call. she was upstairs. she disconnected the call because she thought she was being heard -- overheard. >> reporter: and police went onto say that camden police pinged that cell phone call, they contacted pennsauken and investigators here went to camden. they caught the driver as she tried to run from the back door of a home on clinton street in camden. she is charged with driving on a suspended driver's license as well as leaving the scene of a deadly accident. the owner of that car, the 19-year-old who lives near harrisburg in pennsylvania, police are crediting her for doing the right thing. she is not facing any charges whatsoever. pennsauken high school, meantime, vai, is on spring break this week. but we do understand turner's family has been notified as well as the high school. live in pennsauken, cydney long.
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thank you. a man hijacked an airplane this morning and everyone who was onboard is safe. the egyptian forced the cairo bound plane to land in cyprus. they say the man wanted to speak to a woman in cyprus that he's in love with. the hijacker reportedly claimed to be wearing an explosive belt, but an official said the man's belt had no explosives in it. most of the passengers were let off after the plane landed, but the hijacker kept four crew members and three passengers onboard for several hours before giving up. now your nbc 10 first alert weather. don't let the sun deceive you today, much colder out there. nbc 10 showing big coats back out. we've been watching the flags blowing atop the aramark
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building throughout the morning. nbc 10 chief meteorologist glenn "hurricane" schwartz here with that forecast. hi, glenn. >> yeah, vai. another day with gusty winds, but not quite as strong as what we saw late yesterday and last night. the flag still blowing pretty hard. the flag pole itself blowing a lot. don't see that too often. and then lots of sunshine, at least we don't have the clouds to block the sun to make it feel even colder. but it's only 52 degrees right now. 49 in pottstown. 50 in allentown, trenton, mt. holly. 49 degrees in dover also. so not only is the temperature way down from yesterday when we hit 70, look at the wind gusts. 37 miles an hour right now. and northeast philly and also mt. pocono, 32-mile-an-hour gusts in atlantic city. so the temperatures going up at least into the mid 50s today. and the wind still fairly strong throughout the day.
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but, again, not gusting as high as it did yesterday. it was gusting close to 50 miles an hour yesterday. and by tonight we're going back into the 20s for gusts. and by tomorrow morning back to single digits. how about that? we'll see though how quickly we warm up after this with the rest of the seven-day in just a few minutes. all right. thank you, glenn. excitement is building on the villanova campus where the wildcats mens basketball team is just two wins away from a national title. nbc 10 cameras at villanova's campus bookstore this morning where people were snatching up wildcats merchandise. and the store telling us they'll get new gear in this afternoon celebrating the team's advancement to the next round in houston. they play the oklahoma sooners on saturday evening for a chance to go to the championship game. and nbc 10 has you covered throughout villanova's march to victory. keith jones was a student manager by the way when he was an undergrad at nova.
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yeah, he got a chance to go. taking matt delucia with him to bring you live reports from the final four. and today renovation work begins on the paayunk avenue drawbridge. you can expect lane closures and delays for the next two years. decision 2016 will bring the republican presidential candidates to wisconsin tonight. a town hall will be held in milwaukee. donald trump, ted cruz and john kasich will all appear separately and answer questions from both the moderators and the crowd. ted cruz wants to turn down the hall -- turn the town hall into a debate rather. he challenged donald trump to a ban the town hall format and face him, quote, like a man. >> there's a reason donald doesn't like debates. because it's one thing to yell about the problems in america, but what becomes evident in a debate is that donald has no solutions to the problems we're facing in this country. >> no comment yet from trump
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campaign. and cruz's wife has postponed her plans to visit south jersey this week. heidi cruz was supposed to attend a fundraiser tomorrow, she plans to come after next week's wisconsin primary. police arrested six anti-trump protesters monday night outside a hotel in janesville, wisconsin. authorities arrested demonstrators after they allegedly refused to leave the lobby of the holiday inn express where trump is scheduled to hold an event today. about 75 people showed up to protest trump. people say they will have a designated area outside the hotel where protesters can gather. and trump now holds 48% support of registered republicans, according to a new nbc news survey monkey poll. that's more than 20% higher than cruz. john kasich trails with 18%. and bernie sanders supporters gathered in northern liberties last night for a voter
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registration event. there was a special guest in attendance, drummer of the rock band made an appearance and signed autographs. he's a philadelphia native if you didn't know that. and the sanders campaign opened its philadelphia headquarters over the weekend. for the democrats new numbers showing the closest race in 2016 so far the same nbc news/survey monkey poll has hillary clinton with 49% of registered democrats. that's down four points from last week. meanwhile sanders bumped up slightly to 43% after wins in the weekend in hawaii with washington and alaska. and you can get the latest decision 2016 news any time including the voter registration deadlines and updated delegate counts by just tapping the nbc 10 app. and happening right now philadelphia city council is listening to mayor kenney's
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budget proposal topping $4 billion and includes the next five years. it calls for expanding pre-kindergarten, fixing up parks, rec centers and libraries, and creating new community schools complete with police substations and medical clinics. >> if services are organized by dedicated coordinator who works with the community to determine which services are most needed. as a result, the services in each community school vary, but the goal is the same. may allow educators to focus on teaching and students to focus on learning, instead of concentrating on hunger, sickness, or even in some cases shelter. >> kenney wants to tax sugary drinks to help pay for his plan. many city apartmedepartments wi testifying over the next several weeks. the mayor of brussels demanded an investigation today into an alleged terrorist cell in brussels and paris.
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members of both performed a moment of silence. they also honored victims of a weekend attack in pakistan. brussels mayor said the european union's capitol can never go back to normal again. brussels residents are getting back to work today one week after terror rocked their city after three days of mourning and the week -- and the long easter weekend, citizens are slowly returning to their routines. many commuters took a moment to reflect in front of the heap of flowers that had built up in front of metro station where one of the explosions went off. and. here's a live look at philadelphia international airport where the brussels attacks are still affecting travel. there was one flight from brussels scheduled to arrive today in philadelphia, and it has been canceled. chaos at the capitol. we're learning more about the armed man officers shot inside the visitors center, why investigators say it's not the first time the suspect has caused problems in washington.
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and less than two weeks to go until the phillies home opener. the new menu items at the ballpark that will satisfy fans appetites. glenn. well, the temperatures have taken a tumble since yesterday. i'm tracking the colder and still windy conditions and when we're going to warm back up in my exclusive nbc 10 first alert forecast. your nbc 10 investigators continue uncover lead poisoning dangers. philadelphia has some of the strictest laws in the state for landlords, but thousands of properties aren't registered with the city. >> is the health department effective at enforcing this ordinance. >> today at 4:00.
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police shut down roads near the u.s. capitol visitors center this morning while police
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investigated a suspicious package. the u.s. senate sergeant at arms gave the all-clear a little after 9:30 this morning. and that incident comes less than a day after police say officers shot and wounded a man who pulled a weapon at the security check point for the capitol visitors center. 66-year-old larry dawson of tennessee is in the hospital facing charges of assault with a deadly weapon and assault on a police officer. as nbc's peter alexander tells us this is not the first time dawson has caused problems in washington. >> reporter: chaos at the capitol. >> one man shooting at the u.s. capitol. >> reporter: panic inside the visitors center. police drawing their guns, tourists rushing for safety. >> we heard them yelling stop, stop, and police running as fast as they could, ten of them running by with guns. >> reporter: this morning new details about the suspect larry dawson. capitol police say an officer shot the 66-year-old as he approached the screening checkpoint at the entrance to the
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they help serve their close-knit community and the city of philadelphia. and this week the chestnut hill community association is wrapping up its annual fund with a standup comedy show featuring a philadelphia comedian. ryan rosenbalm joins us live to talk more about the funny drive to laughter benefit this thursday. ryan, thanks for joining us. >> thank you for having us, vai, i really appreciate it. >> the comedy show features philadelphia native and national
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headliner joey callihan. this is the first year of this specific event. why a comedy show? >> well, comedy is the way to bring the community together. and laughter, everybody likes to have a good chuckle, so on thursday is when it's going to happen. and this is a way to not only bring the community together, but also to help raise funds for very -- various different causes very important to chestnut hill and philadelphia area. >> ryan, will this be an annual event or depend on how successful it is? >> we try to raise somewhere between $90,000 to $100,000 a year, we are annual. we try to do some sort of fundraiser to end the annual drive each year. this is what we chose for this year. hopefully we'll do the standup comedy again next year as well. >> yeah, i've been around at events with joey callihan and he is topnotch. he's really good. this comedy show is the chestnut hill community association's signature event for your annual
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fund drive. what kind of groups does the drive support? >> there are probably about two dozen nonprofits in the chestnut hill area. the chestnut hill community association being one of them where we do concerts in the park for free during the summer. and we do movies under the stars. meals on wheels, the keystone hospice, the center on the hill which helps for our aging community. and there's at least two dozen other communities. so it supports all of them. >> i know this is a small, very intimate venue. do you still have tickets available? >> there are plenty of tickets available. you can go to our website, which is chestnuthill.org, or go to chestnuthillcomedy, and today only my marketing director just told me that we're going to be charging $7 less a ticket if you go onto that website and the discount code put in the word laughter up until midnight today you'll be able to get $7 off your tickets. it's going to be a great show. you spoke jo-- highly of joey
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callihan, he spoke highly of you as well. it's going to be fun. >> it's springside chestnut hill academy. the show is from 8:00 to 9:30 featuring philadelphia comedian joey callihan also terri riley. tickets $75 you can get $7 off as you just heard from ryan. for more information visit their website. ryan rosenbaum, thanks so much for being our guest and telling us about the event. >> thanks, vai. you're the greatest. less than four months to go until the republican national convention and already police in ohio have questions about security, what their concerns have to do with the state's gun control laws. plus, the changes coming to campbell's basoup, the camden based company, what you will not find in the can and it's good for consumers. this portion of nbc 10 news sponsored by morgan & morgan.
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breaking news this morning on nbc 10 news. a south jersey high school student has died in a hit-and-run crash. and within just the last half hour we've received new information about the woman police say was behind the wheel. let's get right to nbc 10 south jersey reporter cydney long live with the details. >> reporter: well, vai, good morning. that driver is a 40-year-old woman from beverly, new jersey. her name is susan highland. we're told she was driving her niece's car to camden along southbound route 130 when this happened this morning. she is still inside being questioned as we speak. highland, police say, never slowed down or stopped the car after striking a 16-year-old boy who was crossing route 130 at 11:30 last night. instead, they say she left route 130 southbound at 49th street despite her niece was a
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witness in the passenger seat, and she drove to camden. the victim was lying in a parking lot of a nearby burger king. he had been thrown by the impact of the crash after police say he jumped a median to cross the street on his way home from a friend's house. police say the niece, highland's passenger, was a key witness leading to her arrest. >> after the collision, she was in shock pretty much. and when they went to camden, in this house in camden they were talking over what the plan was, what the game plan was, and brianna finally just broke away from everyone and said, you know, i got to call the police. she did the right thing. >> reporter: highland police say they tried to run out a back door of that camden home. she's now charged with driving on a suspended driver's license as well as leaving the scene of a deadly accident. they will also conduct
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intoxication tests. i'm cydney long, nbc 10 news. >> thank you. checking out headlines this morning, the man authorities say hijacked an egypt air aircraft surrendered this morning and everyone onboard the aircraft is safe. an official there says it was not a terrorist act. instead, they say the man wanted to speak to a woman in cyprus that he is in love with. and police and city crews are assessing this partial building collapse in north philadelphia on north broad street. there are no reports of anyone injured. nbc 10 cameras at the villanova campus bookstore this morning where people were snatching up wildcats merchandise. lots of excitement around the team as they get ready to play the oklahoma sooners on saturday for a chance to go to the ncaa championship game. now your nbc 10 first alert weather. >> and nbc 10 first alert weather tracking a cold and windy day as drivers can possibly feel the gust of wind
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blowing across the ben franklin bridge as they're driving over this morning. nbc 10 first alert chief meteorologist glenn "hurricane" schwartz is here with our forecast. hey, glenn. >> hey, vai. yeah. there's a lot of hours of gusty winds around here. we had it all yesterday afternoon, pretty much all night. and so far all day today. flags are still blowing and the camera shaking occasionally with those wind gusts as we look over the schuylkill river. you can see we have plenty of sunshine out there, so that's not an issue, but the temperature is way down from what it was yesterday. yesterday we hit 70 for the high. right now it's only 52. 49 in pottstown. 48 degrees in lancaster. only 38 in the poconos with wind gusts to 37 miles an hour. that feels like winter out there. 37-mile-an-hour gusts in northeast philly, 32 in atlantic city. but these gusts are going to be going down. not a whole lot this afternoon,
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but tonight, by tomorrow morning there's no wind gust at all. maybe close to calm, but i'll tell you when it's going to really warm up again and when we're going to get some heavy rain with the seven-day in a few minutes. thank you, glenn. skyforce 10 over breaking news in montgomery county. firefighters are on the scene of this house fire in upper merion township. this is on gulf lane. so far no injuries have been reported. you see ladders there on the roof. we'll continue to keep an eye on this and nbc 10 will monitor the breaking news and bring you any updates as we get them. and new this morning, police say a camera was found in the restroom of a new castle county fast food restaurant. investigators say employees at moe's southwest grill on kirkwood highway in wilmington discovered the camera and they turned it over to authorities. detectives are trying to figure out who planted the camera there. the store is open for business
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as usual during the investigation. with this summer's republican national convention still months away, some in cleveland are expressing concern about safety. they're concerned about the state's open carry laws, and the city's unwillingness to share its security plans with civic leaders and police union. nbc's tom barris has the details. >> reporter: with donald trump's threats. >> i think you'll have riots. >> reporter: and the online petition to collect signatures to legalize guns inside the -- >> they want to know the center question is cleveland ready. >> reporter: the answer from cleveland's police union. >> we're behind the eight ball. >> you don't think you've had adequate preparatory training at this point? >> not at all. >> reporter: claims 500 officers given three hours of training on crowd control. >> three days for a perishable skill, it's irresponsible. >> reporter: as for the riot gear the city supported, loom is fears it won't be here in time for officers to get used to. >> they haven't taken any
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measurements. this is not one size fits all. >> reporter: the naacp writing city and county authorities expressing concerns police will face protesters and folks brandishing weapons because ohio's an open carry state. >> people will be able to carry their long guns, their aks, whatever's legal. and our police force doesn't have much experience with people really aggressively exercising their second amendment right. >> reporter: the group urging leaders to share some plans with the public. >> we're not asking for the proprietary plan. we're not asking for the anti-terrorism plans, we're talking about how should the average citizen -- so as people come to town they'll know what to expect. and more importantly people in town will know what to expect. >> reporter: the city and secret service not openly discussing security, but seemingly everyone else is. >> that was nbc's tom barris reporting. philadelphia's mayor is responding to a threat by taxing limo drivers.
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the drivers claim ride sharing services like uber x and lyft are unfairly taking business from them. those newer transportation services are technically illegal in the city. limo and taxi drivers who have protested since december want uber x and lyft drivers to be regulated the same way they are. >> it's a big event with a lot of people in the city. and i don't think the people will be walking away with their opportunity to take advantage of those economics. >> it will shut down airport, train station, everywhere. >> the city's calling for new state legislation on regulating ride sharing. and state lawmakers want to test the water in all schools in new jersey, but it's not going to be cheap. they've introduced legislation to foot the $3 million bill. money set aside for lead prevention was used on other projects. they say the flint, michigan water crisis and high levels of lead found in the newark school system prompbted the plan. >> what we found out in this
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process is there really isn't uniform across the board to tell what to do. >> it would reimburse local governments for the twice a year testing. governments say they will address the larger more expensive problem of replacing pipes once they get the results of those tests. in the lehigh valley we've learned the allentown school district has started testing for lead at two schools. the district made the move following a report from a lehigh university professor about unsafe lead levels. school district officials said it's not clear if proper testing was done. for now they've closed water fountains in the schools and they've made bottled water available. the nbc 10 investigators are running a week-long living with lead series. today the focus is on philadelphia and taking the city's health department to task. there's a law in place to get rid of some of the lead, but we found no one is enforcing it. we'll have that report coming up this afternoon at 4:00. well, they're on the front line every day of the heroin
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epidemic, and today doctors, police and recovery experts will talk about how to stop the problem right here in our area. senator pat th-- legislation aid at stopping medication abuse and help seniors. patients go to a number of different doctors to get multiple prescriptions. president obama will speak to the national prescription drug abuse and heroin in atlanta. called for medication based treatment for people dealing with opioid addiction. head to nbc10.com and check out our generation addicted series. it's a digital exclusive looking at the exploding heroin problem right here in our area and the efforts to help its victims.
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a driver lost control of his car crashing through a rhode island restaurant. you can see the car smashing the front door of this pizzeria, the pa driver climbs out of the passenger door. he was speeding trying to get to the newport naval base. the driver did receive a citation. watch when you honk your car horn. the noise police could be cracking down in a delaware town, but punishment for being too loud and why one council member is against it. well, don't let that sunshine deceive you. the temperatures are way lower than they were yesterday. let you know whep we're going to warm back up in my exclusive nbc 10 first alert forecast.
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happening now, penn state will celebrate the start of construction on housing for students in delaware county. penn state brandy wine is adding its first residence hall to the campus and media. the two new buildings should open in august of next year. 1,500 students now attend penn state brandywine. you'll have to be even quieter in newark than you were before. city council last night amended a noise ordinance to make it stricter, but one council member questioned the impact. >> who's going to enforce this? we have to hire somebody who has special training, special
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training, special equipment. we don't even have this. >> the new ordinance bans excessive noise from cars, music, equipment or people. police will give you a warning during the day but can instantly cite you for nighttime violations. and camden based soup maker campbell's is giving its soup a makeover. it will remove the chemical bpa from its cans by the middle of next year. the company says it's making the change to reassure consumers worried that bpa may increase their risk of cancer, brain damage and hormonal problems. federal officials maintain bpa is safe at the current levels it's used in food packaging. and facebook already lets you send cash to friends through its messenger app and now reports say the social media giant has loftier ambitions. it's working on a way to let you use messenger to pay for items in stores. the move would put facebook in direct competition with apple pay and others that allow people
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to pay for things in stores directly from their smartphones. premature births linked to air pollution cost the u.s. more than $4 billion each year. an estimated 16,000 children are born early every year because of a mother's exposure to toxic chemicals in the environment. researchers calculated $760 million is spent on long hospital stays for premies and medications, but more than $3 billion is in lost economic productivity because the physical and mental disabilities that's linked with preterm birth. bakers battled it out in center city and the contest gave cake lovers a reason to celebrate. nbc 10 was with the city of hopes let them eat wedding cake competition. dozens of local pastry artists competed to create the best over the top wedding cakes. this year's theme was animation. now your nbc 10 first alert
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weather with chief meteorologist glenn "hurricane" schwartz. >> yesterday we had strong winds bringing in warmer air. today the gusty winds are going to be bringing in colder air. it's another windy day. and the cold night, that is mainly tonight. it's going to be really chilly by tomorrow morning. 70s are going to be returning this week. the cold weather's not going to last very long. a lot of blue in that sky right now. and the visibility is great. the wind 21 gusting to 32 miles an hour. and the temperature only 52 degrees. the average high 57 for this time of the year. we got up to 70 yesterday. 57 degrees today. and near 60 tomorrow, but with much less wind. so it will feel more comfortable. then it jumps up to the 70s by thursday. the temperatures now 48 in kennett square, 48 quakerstown and doylestown, 47 in oxford, one of the cool spots. 50 in middletown, delaware and
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in mt. holly, new jersey. northwest wind pretty strong today. these are the sustained winds right now. 20 to 25 miles an hour in many parts of the area. and without the wind blowing that pollen all over the place so it's getting higher and higher. and over the next two days it's going to be pretty high. it's going to be finally knocked down later in the week by the rain that we're predicting. so we're sunny across the area. the next weather system to affect us is a long way away near omaha, nebraska. we have the northwest winds dying down tonight. look at these low temperatures. in the low 30s. some places down into the 20s. then we watch that system approach from the west. we're in the 70s with that big warmup, southerly winds on thursday. thursday night we get first round of showers and then another round on friday. the gusty winds today, but
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pretty chilly high temperatures stuck in the 50s. tonight, down near the freezing mark. and then up near 60 in the afternoon. really nice afternoon. thursday it's warm. the wet weather comes in thursday night and into friday it could be heavy at times. and then it moves out for the weekend. and by sunday it's getting cold. thank you, glenn. march is womens history month. an event this week is working in power of the women to step up for their networks to net worth. and here to tell us about woman up is one of the hosts tonya morris. tonya is also an author and motivational speaker and minister. she can also be a comedian because during the commercial break she's cracking me up. thanks for joining us. tell us about -- well, let's start with this. you've made it your mission to inspire women. why are you so passionate about that cause? >> well, because i think that mentorship and leadership, especially female leadership is really paramount to developing young girls and young ladies to
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really go to the next level and accomplish the goals and reach their dreams. it was just very important to me. i've mentored young women for a long time and i consider it an honor to do that. >> okay. now tell us about woman up tomorrow. >> so woman up is an event that is designed to inspire and empower young ladies to really step up in their particular industry, business or career. and so, you know, we're so fortunate because we have a great panel that includes state representative joe an ma mcclinton, we have jerry greg and then we have tiffany williams who has successful boutique on south street who was selling t-shirts out of her car and now has a six-figure business. we put together a dynamic panel. and we're excited. and it's hosted at a female-owned business. many people probably know it as the diner. we're excited. >> what can people expect who come? you got a ton of people here. politicians, business leaders.
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>> yes. >> people in fashion. >> yes. so we're really excited. we're going to have a very powerful and impactful panel discussion. my co-host who is sherri williams is the wife of state senator anthony williams is going to do a presentation on how to network beyond your business cards. you know, we all know we go out to events, collect business cards. but what do you do with them when you leave? so she's going to do that. and then we're going to have a presentation of woman up awards. we have tons of women that were nominated. i won't give it away. you got to come tomorrow to find out who some of our winners are, but they are some really popular women that, you know, a lot of us know in business and in politics. and, you know, some people like to say some socialites. we did nominate tracy davidson actually from your station. so we're very excited. >> and she would be great. tell us how ticket sales are going and if they're out there.
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>> ticket sales have been phenomenal actually. the response has been absolutely wonderful. you can still get tickets at womanup.event.com. it closes up today. but womanup.event.com there a few left. >> it's called woman up, ladies stepping up to networks to net worth. for more information go to womanup.eventbright.com. did we get it right? >> yes, sir. >> tanya morris, thank you very much. >> appreciate it, vai. thank you for having me. >> we'll be right back. ♪ it was a construction accident, with a piece of heavy equipment ♪ and it shot me up into the roof,
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the greater philadelphia chamber of commerce explored the road map hosting a policy today at the university city science center. jim rosenfield moderated the discussion which focused on improving philadelphia's competitiveness in the business world. nbc 10, our sister station telemundo 62 and our parent company comcast all sponsored that forum. coming up at 3:00, it's ellen with zach ephron -- and then nbc news at 4:00 this afternoon protecting children from lead poisoning.
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nbc 10 investigators found a law in philadelphia that's supposed to keep thousands of kids safe isn't being enforced. at 4:00, the threat this poses to families who rent their homes and we'll have the story of a family dealing with the aftermath of lead poisoning. and coming up in just a half hour, nbc10.com is hosting a free webinar with cooper university health care. the topic today, colon cancer. we'll be joined by two cooper doctors answering your questions about colon cancer screening, the risk factors and treatments. for more information to sign up for free go to nbc10.com/healthyyou. we have our chief meteorologist glenn "hurricane" schwartz here right now with a check of the afternoon forecast. >> yeah. another bad hair day, just blowing around. well, maybe not for you. but we have the wind this afternoon. not quite as strong as yesterday when it was gusting 45 to 50 miles an hour. this afternoon gusting to about 35 miles an hour. then it really dies down
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tonight, but the temperature goes down. it's going to be a cold night. 20s in some of the suburbs. and then we really warm up later in the week. >> all right. thank you, glenn. thanks for watching nbc 10 news at 11:00. i'm vai sikahema, for glenn "hurricane" schwartz and all of us here at nbc 10, have a great day.
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>> dario: why don't you have a seat, and we'll grab you some food. >> maggie: oh, i-i--thank you, i can do that. >> nicole: here, give me your purse, just for a minute, okay? >> maggie: oh, okay. >> nicole: put it down. okay, careful, to the couch you go. oh, whoa, whoa, whoa. >> dario: are you all right? >> nicole: whoa, whoa, whoa, whoa, whoa, whoa, easy--okay. >> maggie: yeah, okay. >> nicole: you know what? i'm gonna call the doctor. >> maggie: no. [dramatic music] ♪ >> john: hey, are you ready? brady's party. >> marlena: oh, oh. wow, you still want to go to that? >> john: come on, my oldest son says it's important.
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yeah, i show up. >> marlena: i thought, after all you'd been through, you might need to stay home and rest. >> john: what i need is to be with my family tonight, and the last thing i want to do is disappoint brady. >> m
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